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The excellency of the pen and pencil, exemplifying the uses of them in the most exquisite and mysterious arts of drawing, etching, engraving, limning. Painting in oyl, washing of maps & pictures. Also the way to cleanse any old painting, and preserve the colours. Collected from the writings of the ablest masters, both antient and modern, as Albert Durer, P. Lomantius, and divers others. Furnished with divers cuts in copper, being copied from the best masters, and here inserted for examples for the learner to practice by ..

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The excellency of the pen and pencil, exemplifying the uses of them in the most exquisite and mysterious arts of drawing, etching, engraving, limning. Painting in oyl, washing of maps & pictures. Also the way to cleanse any old painting, and preserve the colours. Collected from the writings of the ablest masters, both antient and modern, as Albert Durer, P. Lomantius, and divers others. Furnished with divers cuts in copper, being copied from the best masters, and here inserted for examples for the learner to practice by ..


Published 1668
Topics Drawing, Art
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Signatures: a A-H

Binding: sheepskin. Blind fillets. Edges sprinkled red

Theodore Besterman's calligraphic label, signed P.S


Publisher London, Printed by Thomas Ratcliff and Thomas Daniel, for Dorman Newman and Richard Jones ...
Pages 156
Language English
Call number 89911
Digitizing sponsor Getty Research Institute
Book contributor Getty Research Institute
Collection getty; americana
Notes No table of contents. Foxing. Narrow margins. Gutter included to avoid cropping text.

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